Development In Iraq
March 17, 2013
Al-Qaeda’s front group in Iraq has claims responsibility for last week's coordinated attack involving a series of bombings and the storming of a ministry complex in central Baghdad.
March 16, 2013
Riot police use water cannons and beat protestors at the rallies staged after Friday prayers to protest against "sectarian policies".
March 14, 2013
A string of bomb attacks appear to target government offices right in the heart of the Iraqi capital.
Turkish officials who had been kidnapped by the Kurdistan Workers' Party are released in Iraq.
March 11, 2013
One of the organizers of an anti-government rally close to the capital has been shot and killed according to reports.
March 7, 2013
United Nations special rapporteur responds to a report linking the Pentagon with Iraqi torture centres by calling on the US to release its classified documents relating to rendition.
March 4, 2013
A former engineer blows himself up between the two most holy shrines of Shia Islam, causing an unknown number of casualties.
March 2, 2013
Rafa al-Essawi, one of the government's few remaining Sunni minister decides to submit his resignation at an anti-government protest on Friday.
March 1, 2013
A floating restaurant packed with guests has sunk in the Tigris river, leaving at least eight people dead.
A livestock market and a police checkpoint are the targets leaving four civilians dead and a further 16 wounded.
February 24, 2013
Jalal Talabani is on the road to recovery following a serious stroke in December last year that saw his rushed to hospital.
February 23, 2013
Seven members of an anti-terrorist group are killed as Sunnis continue to protest against new anti-terror legislation.
February 18, 2013
Al Qaeda in Iraq claimed responsibility on Monday for several car bombs that killed 28 people in Shia areas of Baghdad on Sunday.
An Iranian opposition group whose refugee camp in Iraq was attacked with rockets earlier in February has briefed U.S. politicians on the fallout from the deadly raid.
February 17, 2013
Car bombs in Iraq on Sunday killed at least 28 people in Baghdad and wounded dozens more